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Jan 30, 2013 3:00pm PST
in egypt and what it means for you is nezar alsayyad thanks so much. up next the pentagon is going to cut his budget which means it will lose private sector jobs and revenue. any volunteers to take the hit? i don't think so. one reason i don't envy the path facing our second secretary of defense. irene, drop the itch. we dropped the itch, you can too. with maximum strength scalpicin®. it's not a shampoo so you can stop intense itch fast wherever you are. i dropped the itch. free yourself from embarrassing scalp itch. drop the itch with maximum strength scalpicin®. also available scalpicin® 2 in 1, itch relief plus dandruff control. >> jennifer: all right. let's head down to los angeles and see what cenk uygur and "the young turks" have in store. >> i have some strong feelings about the hearings in the senate about gun control. >> jennifer: i'm shocked. >> i know. but we have two great guests on a former gun lobbyist for the nra who turned on them. he'll explain that today on the show. and then we have a form nra member who quit in disgust over the position the nra is h
PBS
Jan 29, 2013 5:30pm PST
is likely to face questions about the pentagon's looming budget crisis. automatic spending cuts set to take effect march 1 mean the defense department will have to find $52 billion in savings this year and half a trillion dollars over the next decade. newshour correspondent kwame holman reports. >> holman: outgoing defense secretary leon panetta recently sounded the alarm at the prospect of looming budget cuts. >> the most immediate threat to our ability to achieve our mission is fiscal uncertainty. >> holman: that damage could be felt soon. thousands of the pentagon's civilian employees will face furloughs and reduced paychecks as early as apri according to deputy secretary of defense ashton carter. >> so if the new secretary is confirmed by march 1, the first fight, before he even finds the men's room at the pentagon, is going to be, how do i negotiate with the congress on behalf of my interests in the bigger context of the budget? >> holman: gordon adams was the top white house budget official for national security during the clinton administration, and now teaches at american university
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 1:00pm PST
the president's pick to head to the pentagon. why chuck hagel is facing bitter opposition and he's fighting back. >>> and blackberry, a new operating system and a new name. but is it enough to survive? if there was a pill to help protect your eye health as you age... would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age, eyes can lose vital nutrients. ocuvite helps replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. now that's a pill worth taking. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. help protect your eye health. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. music: "make someone happy" music: "make someone happy" ♪it's so important to make someone happy.♪ it's so important to make meone happy.♪ ♪make just one someone happy ♪and you will be happy too. >>> john kerry had no trouble sailing through the senate confirmation process but president obama's pick for defense secretary is facing a much tougher road. the former senator chu
CW
Jan 29, 2013 10:00pm PST
of quadruple amputations. david martin, cbs news, the pentagon. >>> actor, ashton kutcher didn't mess around as he got into character to play the late steve jobs. he studied the late apple ceo so intensely, he adopted his famously radical diet. cbs 5 reporter tells us, it didn't set well with the hollywood star. kit. >> yeah, ashton kutcher e mersed himself in this role by eating nothing but fruits, nuts, and seeds for some time. it may have worked, but it sent him to the hospital in excruciating pain. >> your instinct wanted something that didn't exist. you just wheeled it into existence. >> to get ready for his role as steve jobs. ashton kutcher got into his head, heart, and stomach. kutcher studied for hours. mimicking his walking style. that is kutcher on the left with a little makeup. the resemblance is uncanning. today, we learn that kutcher took it to the extreme and went on one of job's all fruit diets. the actor became a fruitarian and paid the price. >> first, the diet is severe issues. i ended up two days before we started shooting the movie, it was like my -- i was like doubl
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am PST
. the u.s. coast guard will patrol the lower mississippi river for coastal threats. the pentagon says norad will monitor the skies over the big easy. ready to scamable fighter jets at a moment's notice. we'll have a live report at 5:00. of course your 24 hour niners coverage is on nbcbayarea.com. >> happening now, san francisco police invest remains that could solve a 30-year-old cold case. kevin collins disappeared from his way home from basketball practice in 1984. police served a war rarant yesterday. cadaver dogs picked up a scent and found bones in the garage of the house. >> you can see out my window into the backyard. they said there is a homicide investigation about something that happened 40 years ago. >> medical examiner said the bones found look like animal bones but they will examine them to make sure. >> the family said they have gone through this before only to be let down. kevin's brother steven remembers his father and the basketball coach searching for kevin. over 29 years the family has grown to accept kevin won't be coming home. he said he's skeptical at best of the
WHUT
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm EST
is as qualified as panetta or someone like gates. i did it will be interesting to see what happens. the pentagon is non favorable to of theck hehagels world. the trick is how you manage the massive bureaucracy, and that will be the biggest challenge. i think it will be an experiment in management. tavis: let me go back to hillary clinton. if she is on the ballot and everyone thinks she will be, the conventional wisdom if she decides to run, the nomination is hers. you have heard that before. i digress on that point. where the affairs are concerned, what is your assessment of her readiness to be president? >> i think the readiness is a no-brainer. i think she is ready to be president. i would take issues with a lot of reform policies. i think it is hawkish and almost neo conservatives in a lot of ways. if she is a woman and has to take those positions, i thing she believes that clip talking about the killing of gaddafi, we came and killed him. i thought, that is not the type of message i want my world leaders to be presented. all that being said, i think she is ready for the job. she is a beloved
WHUT
Jan 30, 2013 7:30am EST
. pentagon press secretary george little said al qaeda poses a threat across the region. he said they have noting worked out the details yet but u.s. media have reported that niger's leaders have given permission for a u.s. drone base in the country. >> this is a very important agreement and we, of course, looking to work with them to define what kind of military presence we'll have in niger in the future. >> niger shares a border with algeria. islamist militants took hundreds of workers hostage at a gas plant earlier this month. 34 foreign workers were killed. niger borders mali where french and other forces are fighting insurgents. rebels took advantage of a military coup last year to take cold of large parts of northern mali. >>> people in another conflict zone are seeing more evidence of the cruelty of war. the bodies of 65 men have been found in the northern syrian city of aleppo. most victims were shot in the head. opposition fighters and anti-government forces are blaming each other for the atrocity. a syrian human rights activist says the victims were in their 20s and 30s and that
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
in new york. the pentagon is broken. what do we know about al qaeda? did we know that members of this network, all this information we take for granted now? >> we did not know that much. we did not know who was responsible for 9/11. we had a few assets that provided us some peripheral information. we did not know very much. it took a long time for us to be in a position to really learn what was going on. in march of 2002, we captured al zabeta. we recognized that we had to do something different. contrary to what some people are saying, he initially provided a couple of pieces of information. then he shut down. we knew they were coming after us in the second wave of attacks. we knew that they had a nuclear program. they had a biological weapons program. we thought we needed to do something different. that is when the enhanced interrogation program came into existence. he went through the program, started in august of 2002 for 20 days or so. a few weeks later we captured a major player. ben-al-shib. he was a go-between. this was the key to all of that. we forget that it was not
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 2:00am PST
corps will remain closed to women despite the pentagon's new order. the commandant of the marine corps general james amos says the core will not lower the physical requirements especially for jobs on the battlefield. if not enough women can make the cut for a certain job it may remain closed because it will be too difficult for them to succeed. however as most expect there will be very few jobs that will remain off limits. a terrifying police chase caught on camera. officers trying to stop this man garli barreling down the highway on the wrong side. an officer parking the car in the left lane the silver bmw just kept ongoing at 60 miles an hour. the officer eventually stopped the driver. he was 81 years old suffering from alzheimer's and told police he was going to the bank didn't realize he was going the wrong way. in the end nobody including the driver was injured. >> very lucky. >> you have funded the company with $249 million in grants but the u.s. government just allowed the chien needs company to buy a 123 systems. there was concerns for lawmakers in both parties they would have
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm PST
months. but barack, the out doing defense minister, made an unscheduled visit to the pentagon after he had his farewell visit back in november. it's not sure if these are the actions but it was the reported incident at the time. >> shep: at this time, we don't know what this is, or whether the sirrians will retaliate. >>> now, what may be the coolest picture of the day, a breaking news day, we'll settle with this. a lucky surfer caught a monster wave this week, and may have shattered his own record. it's just incredible. the wave estimated 100 feet. roughly the height of a 10 story building. if the guinness team verifies that number, the surfer will have broken his own record he said in 2011. >> how are you doing? >> i'm good, getting ready to sit down for dinner. >> a 100-foot wave? >> i don't know, it was definitely a huge wave, but as far as the measure being, i have no idea. i just love to surf, and i'm not in charge of measuring >> shep: i wonder what it's like to have something like that. in the middle of what is your passion, and all of a sudden, here you have this incredible th
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 2:00am EST
a trillion dollars. also, $1.8 billion from tri-care, healthcare for the veterans. also, the pentagon announced today that 46,000 jobs will be cut due to budget cuts. the saddest headline today and has me the most upset is one the troops in afghanistan are not getting breakfast. look at the headline. they are cutting back on meals for the soldiers. the guys put their lives on the lines every day. the guys and gals. we should give them a warm breakfast; particularly, in the draw down to thank them for wha
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am PST
for any coastal threat. and the pentagon says norad will be monitoring the skies over the big easy ready to scramble fighter jets at a moment's notice. >>> stay with nbc bay area for complete coverage of super bowl week. we'll bring you everything 49ers. >>> new this morning, the senate judiciary committee held a hearing called what should americans do about gun violence? the hearing was opened with an emotional plea by former representative gabrielle giffords. >> violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. >> giffords attended the hearing with husband astronaut mark kelly who also spoke. the former congresswoman has become a public advocate for gun control after being severely injured in a shooting at a campaign event more than two years ago in tucson, arizona. >> that was a powerful press conference. >> nra vice president wayne lapierre also spoke saying that because of their children safety program, fatal firearm accidents are at the lowest level in more than 100 years. he said the government should not dictate what people can lawfu
WETA
Jan 30, 2013 6:30pm EST
who make things for the pentagon cut back production sharply-- defense spending fell 22% in the latest g.d.p. report, tipping the economy into the red. >> certainly manufacturers are pulling back and i think this is a bit of a wake up call that these cuts are real and that they have real effects on the economy. >> reporter: economists and markets did not panic over the drop into the red, because the economy is still showing signs of solid growth. businesses are still buying equipment and software. housing continues to bounce back. and consumer spending held up well, expanding at an annual rate of 2.2%. >> so if you look through some of the volatile components, demand underneath was solid and it doesn't suggest the economy is losing momentum. so a scary headline number isn't as bad as it seems when you look underneath. >> reporter: and that's what economists say federal reserve policy makers did. after studying the economy for two days, chairman ben bernanke and his colleagues issued what most called a "no news" statement. the fed says it will keep interest rates near zero and plans to
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
to the pentagon. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff has been moved back to march. the department of defense is likely to take a hit. they could see $55 billion in cuts over the next 10 to 11 years. hire in garrisonville they get a lot of business. >> he gets 2300 b.a.x, but only wanded to spend 19. >> others are usually the places they scale back first. >> i have a come -- >> here at the salon, they have not seen any fiscal fear factors yet among the customers. the owner is not biting her nails in anticipation of the worst. >> i hope nothing bad happens. >> the big defense contractors can -- but not so for the small businesses. certainly more optimistic than most we encountered. >> people have been anticipating this and not spending money. on the other hand, i feel quite confidence about the future. >> reporter: as for those who have seen fiscal fear, there's hope there too. >> just pray for the best. >>> a cold case murder and two rapes in prince george's county all solved. a man already behind bars will now spend of rest of his life there. the prince george's county state's attorney's office hess d
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
continue past the beltway. pentagon to the inbound 14th street bridge. delays on 66 fair oaks to 123. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> thank you. we continue to follow a developing story out of alabama this morning. a man shot and killed a school bus driver and then kidnapped a 6 year old boy. wisdom is back with the latest on this case. >> police are still on the scene in midland city. it's a small town in southeast, alabama. this all began late yesterday afternoon. police say the man boarded the bus and shot the driver several times when he refused to let him take a child. he grabbed the boy and took off. he has been holding him in an under ground bomb shelter. the 6 year old is said to be doing okay. neighbors have been evacuated as a precaution. so far, no word on a motive or if there is any relationship between the man and the boy. the bus driver did die from the gunshot wounds and at this point police have not released the identities of any of the people involved. sarah, back to you. >> all right. thanks. >>> our other big story now, a former police officer faces up
CNBC
Jan 30, 2013 1:00pm EST
trillion in cuts kicking in in march. pentagon spending, as you can see, never 22%. cuts included 43% cuts to ships. 90 percent in weapons support. but look, 64% jump in missile spending. good for lockheed and raytheon. we have an attack inside syria. expecting international sales to grow over 10% this year. but book it bill is quote under tremendous pressure. anything close to 1 is concern. it is hard it kre re krut quality talent to build the best weapons system in the world with this budget uncertainty. sue? >> thank you very much, jane. >>> breaking news right now, another auction, 7 seven-year n, hi, hick. >> 2s and 5s had b after average. on 7s, 1.416. where is the w-i? >>> 141 bid offer at 141 1/2. you could say it was around 1.407. we trailed about three quarters basis point on this one. not good. we saw slightly below 40% at 38.2 on the indirect. only thing stronger with direct at 19.7. it gets to see 99 billion in supply out the door. time to concentrate on fundamentals like gdp and the market. sue, back to you. >> good to see you as you always. >> always a measure. >> what is th
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am PST
for coastal threats. the pentagon says norad will be monitoring the skies, ready to scramble fighter jets at a moment's notice. never forget. nbc bay area, your home for all things super bowl. live reports from new orleans all week long. they will be starting at 5:00. set your calendar and alarm. of course your 24-hour niners coverage on nbcbayarea.com. >> happening now, san francisco police may have discovered a a missing link in the disappearance of kev collins. the 10-year-old vanished in 1984. there is a new twist in the investigation. marla has the latest on a clue that led detectives to the garage of the home. good morning. we are between page and hate street. police came out and with the help of cadaver dogs they ended up finding bones beneath the garage floor. investigators drilled through the concrete where the dogs detected a scent. the medical examiner says the bones appear to belong to an animal. we are now waiting for the proper testing to be done in order to confirm or deny the notion. kevin collins family members say it would be nice to get closure after almost 30 years. ne
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm PST
of the other big stories prepping for tomorrow's hearing on the nomination. on the pentagon for that. jimmy williams spent seven years in the senate as a high level staffer. jimmy, there will be a lot of fireworks during the hearings and we are expecting, but basically everybody at this point is expecting that chuck hagel will be confirm said as the defense secretary. what's interesting is this is sort of the first post citizens united cabinet nomination battle. we have seen a wave of television ads with groups of opaque and mysterious names opposing the hagel nomination and certainly attracted a lot of attention in the media. why they expected the nomination will go through. do you think this experience tells us this is something the super pac groups will try and give it up in the future or have we entered a new era where they are subject to campaign style over the air assaults? >> i think we are at the dawn of this new type of anti-campaigning if you will. scuttling people thaw don't like. you go down to the floor where the nominations are a proved or not and say i don't like that guy or
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm PST
over again. jennifer griffin live at the pentagon now. are there limitations for him in the future? >> not according to his doctors and him, bill. >> driving. [ laughter ] absolutely, driving. >> why? >> i used to love to drive it was a lot of fun for me. and marathon. i would love to get back to that. >> i think he will able to try to throw a football. i don't know if he will be hitting a 60-yard runs down like joe flacco against the broncos. [ laughter ] you know, but i suspect he will will get there. i don't think there is really much that we're going to be able to keep him from doing. >> he will be able too tie his own shoes and even use chop sticks if he wants. it will take a little while. he has to do six hours of physical therapy a day. >> because the nerves regenerate at the maximum speed of one inch per month. the therapy will continue for a few years. >> that will be a full-time job for the time being, bill. >> bill: indeed, it will. he needs a strong family to get through this and do it well. how do his family and parents feel about it it, jennifer? >> you know, his brot
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
closed to women. the pentagon announced last week they would allow women to serve in combat but the marines says they cannot afford to lower it for a certain specialty. >>> the drama is still unfolding in midland city. police say he took the child to an area behind the church where authorities are >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by walmart. save money, live better. >>> a souldier who lost all four limbs in iraq gets two new human arms. >> i can move my elbow. this is my elbow, the one i had before. i can rotate a little bit. >> this morning we'll show you how the ground-breaking transplant surgery happened. >>> and happy days are here again on wall street, but will that affect main street? with stocks soaring to a five-year high, we'll show you what's driving the market and how you can benefit on "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by kay jewelers. every kiss begins with kay. ♪ she's never been on a red carpet. ♪ but she's the star of my life. [ female announcer ] kay jewelers presents a new collection from
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am PST
in defense spending. and that's because the pentagon is getting ready for these sequester cuts that will start on march 1st. so they're starting to cut back on their spending to prepare for that. so if you take out -- what has happened in government spending, the economy grew by about 1.3%. that's still pretty anemic and i think it suggests we're not out of the woods yet. brooke, let me tell you some good news because i don't want to be the grim reaper here. >> give me the good news. >> since january, the economy has actually done a lot better. you have seen the numbers on housing. they're much improved. that means more construction jobs, right? we have seen some of the initial unemployment claims numbers that are down, meaning that it looks like we're going to get a pretty decent jobs report on friday. the energy picture looks pretty good. so, you know, it's discouraging that the fourth quarter was so lousy. let's keep our fingers crossed we get a revival of growth this quarter. >> that was the first quarter. we're looking at the current quarter and the dow looking awesome, if
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
he is absolutely spot on. i admire making public statements. the pressure in the pentagon is absolutely to bring women into our direct combat units and to find ways to make it happen and make sure the standards are, are going to compliment that, et cetera, et cetera. listen, let's make this very clear because there is misunderstanding. our woman have been in harm's way. they have been attacked, ambushed, their vehicles have been blown up. they have been in firefights and they performed very well. what general amos is talking about and what i have been talking about is direct ground combat, which is offensive attack to close with the enemy under fire and to do it day in, and day out. that is the essentially the work of infantry organizations. the brits conducted studies on this for 18 months and found that the women's bodies break down, the injury rates were sky-high and they rejected it. they looked at it again just recently two years ago and they came to the same conclusion general amos had is that, our numbers are going to be so few, they said, .01% of women could possib
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
of the doctors who performed it. first, nbc's pentagon correspondent, jim milkuloklasz has the story. >> modern medicine, young man's coverage and determination to overcome an unimaginable adversity. brendan marrocco sat before a group of reporters. >> i never accepted the fact that i didn't have arms. now that i have them again it's almost as if it never happened. >> reporter: as a soldier in iraq he lost both his arms and legs to a roadside bomb, first quadruple amputee in the u.s. military. after four years of therapy, he mastered his artificial limbs, all four of them. but listen to him as he comes to grips with the loss of one, but definitely not the other. >> i hated not having arms. i was all right with not having legs. not having arms takes so much away from you out of even your personality. >> reporter: last december, a team of doctors at johns hop kins, working 13 hours straight, transplanted two arms from a deceased anonymous donor. to reduce the threat of rejecti rejection, the donor's bone marrow was also transplanted. while the motion is limited and he still has no feeling in his
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 8:00pm EST
, a billion dollars from special education. $3 billion from the pentagon's defense sfund. $7 billion from army operations. and earthworm does some work for the defense department. so earthworm could get hurt in this, couldn't it? >> that's right. the number one function of the federal government is to keep the people safe and representing the highest concentration of men and women in uniform, i can tell you that these cuts are irresponsible even if i believe we should reduce federal spending. it hurts job creation. there's a better path forward. and we should reduce it over time not over night. >> go ahead. >> there's no question about what he says it's true about the defense cuts. the secretary of defense said it would be catastrophic to let sequester hit the military for half a trillion -- >> but you still think it's an option -- >> half a trillion dollars. let me put the other side to you. i should add too that sequester doesn't do anything about the greatest underlying problem with regard to spending. and that has to do with the expansion of the welfare state and entitlement programs and t
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am PST
, but first nbc's pentagon reporter has this inspiring story. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. this is truly a remarkable story of modern medicine, and a young man's courage and determination to overcome an imaginable diversity. ferdinand marco sat before a news conference flexing his arms, newly transplanted just six weeks ago. >> i never accepted the fact i didn't have arms, so now that i have them again, it's almost like it never happened. >> reporter: as a soldier in iraq, he lost his arms and legs in a roadside bomb, the first double amputee in the u.s. military. after weeks of therapy in a military hospital, he mastered his new limbs, all four of them. but listen to morocco when he talks about the loss of one but not the other. >> i hated not having arms. i was all right not having legs. not having arms takes so much away from you, even your personality. >> reporter: so last december a team of doctors at johns hopkins working 13 hours straight transplanted two arms from a deceased anonymous donor. due to the threat of rejection, the bone marrow was also transplanntran tr
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm EST
in the middle east. to limit that damage, president obama should choose someone else to lead the pentagon. after all, the nebraska senator is the same person who has consistently opposed sanctions against iran. he's the same person who wanted washington to support iranian membership in the world trade organization. he's the same person who voted against designating the iranian ref fusiorevolutionary guard coa terrorist group at a time when it was orchestrating the murder of u.s. troops in iraq. he's the same person who refused to sign a letter asking the european union to labor hezbollah -- to label hezbollah as a terror group, even though it is so designated by the united states state department. he is the same person who urged president bush to offer iran -- quote -- "direct, uncondition l, and comprehensive talks." close quote. he's the same person who called for establishing a united states diplomatic mission in tehran. he's the same person who dismissed -- quote -- "a military strike against iran as -- quote -- "not a viecialtion feasible, responsible option." he's the same person who sugge
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